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Mata Amritanandamayi Mission
Amritapuri, India
Have you ever seen those people holding signs that say ‘free hugs”? Well, the hugging guru lives at this Hindu religious retreat—literally. Known as the “hugging mother,” this guru has hugged more than 24 million people in the past 30 years.
The study of homeopathy also originated in Kerala, the city where the mission is seated.
Try the signature treatment of sitting nude on a hot wooden bench as two therapists pour hot oil over your body and rub it on with broad strokes to eliminate toxins.

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9:35PM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

Lake Atitlan is a definite "on my bucket list".

12:15AM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

Thanks for the info.

6:53AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

sound interesting, thx.

3:45PM PDT on Oct 25, 2011

cool. thanks.

7:02PM PDT on Sep 1, 2011

My mom would love this! I want to get her a vacation to one of these places. :)

3:25PM PDT on Aug 10, 2011

Sound beautiful.....calgon could never take me away to places as this!

1:29AM PDT on Aug 10, 2011

these places look relaxing and are beautiful

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Thank you for fueling my soul!

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thanks for sharing.

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